When the school/district does not have the option to use a roster sync method, the System Admin(s) have the option to manually import a file. To keep Gradient up-to-date throughout the year the System Admin will need to:
Prior to completing an import, make sure to:
To import the file, enter Admin Mode, select the account menu, and choose Combined Import.
Select or drag the file(formatted .csv, .tsv, .xls or .xlsx) to start the Combined Import process.
Select the row from the file that contains the field header information (1) (if there is no header row then choose "No Header" from the drop down menu) and then select the "Next" button (2).
Map each column of your file to the required field within Gradient and choose Next.
FAQs about Fields
Verify that the changes shown are correct (1) before selecting the "Run Import" button (2).
WARNING: If you're using a combined import to update existing rosters, pay careful attention to the "updated" vs. "created" counts as shown above. For example: adding a Class Period to the file after the initial import, will cause duplicate classes to be created (even when a Class ID is present). When in doubt, contact email@example.com.
On the last step of the combine import, you will be asked to verify that you want to run the import before moving on to the next step. Click Done once you see the confirmation message Import Complete.
Once the Combined Import has been successfully completed, the System Admin should coordinate with whomever is training and leading the implementation to: